Monument record DEM 004 - Church of St Mary

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St Edmundsbury and Ipswich diocese, Sudbury archdeaconry, Thingoe deanery.


Grid reference Centred TL 7558 6181 (53m by 59m)
Map sheet TL76SE


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St Edmundsbury and Ipswich diocese, Sudbury archdeaconry, Thingoe deanery. Status : vicarage. Structure : chancel, N chapel, nave, S porch, embattled W tower. Date : mostly Decorated and Perpendicular, Elizabethan chapels. The church lies next to Denham Hall in the SE of the parish (S5). The SIA visited Denham church in July 1861 and noted "the very beautiful tomb... to Edward Lewkenor, one of the former possessors of the Hall' (S1). "N doorway plainest Norman. NE chapel a C17 addition". Monument to Sir Edward Lewkenor big four-poster with kneeling family, ten of them, in double file, facing E. Big superstructure with obelisks and strapwork" (S2). Further information on monument to Sir Edward Lewkenor in (S3). "The church (St Mary) is small, of late Decorated and Perpendicular character. On the N side is an Elizabethan chapel containing monuments of the Lewkenor family" (S4).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <S1> Bibliographic reference: Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. Proceedings of the Suffolk Institute of Archaeology. PSIA, 3, 1863, (3), 412.
  • <S2> Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. Pevsner N, The buildings of England-Suffolk, London 1975 (second edition), 187.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 260.
  • <S4> Bibliographic reference: Barker, H. R.. 1907. West Suffolk Illustrated. 122.
  • <S5> (No record type): SAU, Suffolk Parishes, a guide to their archaeology and history, 1984- 1985, ms.

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Record last edited

May 9 1986 12:00AM

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